Thibaut Courtois of Real Madrid took to his Instagram page to express his gratitude to those who wished him well on his birthday.
The Belgian International recently celebrated his 31st birthday, and he has taken his time to thank everyone who sent him birthday wishes.
The 31-year-old former Chelsea shot-stopper was pictured with his wife, Mishel Gerzig, and their two children Adriana and Nicolas.
Thibaut Courtois shared the loving moment on his Instagram account with the following caption, “Thank you everyone for all the birthday wishes! Really grateful to feel all this love from you”.
He added; “And a special thanks to my fiancee @Mishelgerzig for the amazing birthday party, I love you”.
Who is Thibaut Courtois’s wife, Mishel Gerzig?
Mishel Gerzig is an Israeli model, who was born on the 5th of June, 1997 and was popular for being the lady of Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.
Mishel frequently attends games at the Santiago Bernabeu to cheer on his boyfriend. The couple also resides together in Madrid.
Thibaut proposed to Mishel in 2021, and the couple shared the news on social media. Since Courtois was unable to play after the UEFA Champions League final last season owing to injury, the pair decided to take a vacation after the game.
When did Courtois started dating Mishel?
Courtois and Mishel started dating in the summer of 2021 when they both connected on Instagram.
The Real Madrid and Belgium goalie was previously married but recently divorced.
Thibaut Courtois’s ex-lover, Marta Dominguez, is the mother of his two children, a son, and a daughter. In 2017, just before the birth of their second child, he and Marta ended their relationship.
Thibaut Courtois’s stats this season;
The 2022 Champions League winner has played for Real Madrid 37 times in all competitions this season, keeping 9 clean sheets and conceding 24 goals in 26 games in the Spanish La Liga.
Thibaut Courtois’s contract, salary, and net worth;
Courtois joined the Spanish powerhouse in the summer of 2018 in a deal worth £35 million and penned a deal with Real Madrid that will keep him with the club until the summer of 2026.
He earns 255,000 pounds per week, and his annual salary is worth 13.2 million pounds, while he is reportedly worth 84 million.
What’s next for Thibaut Courtois?
Courtois will be in action for Real Madrid this weekend when they lock horns against Getafe in the Spanish La Liga, but all attention will be on the UEFA Champions League return leg against Manchester City on Wednesday, 17th of May, at the Etihad Stadium.
Who’s Thibaut Courtois?
Thibaut Nicolas Marc Courtois is a Belgian professional football player who plays as a goalkeeper for Belgium’s national team and La Liga club Real Madrid.
Thibaut Courtois age;
He was born on the 11th of May, 1992, in Bree, Belgium.
Thibaut Courtois club career;
Courtois began his professional career at Genk, where he made his senior debut in 2009 at the age of 16.
He quickly became the starting goalkeeper for the team and went on to win the Belgian Pro League.
After signing for Chelsea for an estimated £8 million (€9 million) in 2011, Courtois went on loan to Atlético Madrid.
Courtois led the team to the La Liga championship, the Copa del Rey, the Europa League, and the UEFA Champions League final during his time there.
He returned to Chelsea in 2014 where he won two Premier League championships and an EFL Cup.
For a reported £35 million (€38.8 million), Courtois joined Real Madrid in 2018 to become the league’s most expensive goalkeeper. Since then, he has won two La Liga titles and the Champions League with Real Madrid.
Thibaut Courtois International career;
Courtois became Belgium’s youngest-ever starting goalkeeper in 2011 when he made his senior national team debut at the age of 19.
Since then, he has played in five major tournaments and collected almost 100 caps, putting him in sixth place all-time.
Courtois led Belgium to their best-ever World Cup finish (third) and the Golden Glove award for outstanding goalkeeper at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) ranked Courtois as the third-best goalkeeper of the decade (2011-2020) after he won the Ricardo Zamora Trophy three times and the Premier League Golden Glove once.